Alternatives to Ableton Live for all platforms with any license

  • LMMS icon


    LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio , which allow you...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • FL Studio icon

    FL Studio

    FL Studio (formerly known as FruityLoops) is a digital audio workstation developed by the Belgian company Image-Line. FL Studio...

    Commercial Mac Windows Android iPhone

  • GarageBand icon


    Welcome to the school of rock. A Mac-sized practice space. Your own recording studio. If you want to learn to play an instrument...

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

  • Ardour icon


    Ardour is a hard disk recorder and digital audio workstation application. It runs on GNU/Linux and Mac OS X. Ardour's intention is...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux GitHub

  • Reaper icon


    REAPER is a complete digital audio production application for Windows and OS X, offering a full multitrack audio and MIDI recording...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • AudioTool icon


    Start making music today — right in your browser. We provide all the tools to get you started! * Create your own tracks with...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Reason icon


    Reason is a virtual studio rack with all the tools and instruments you need to turn your ideas into music. And it's more than just...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Cubase icon


    Cubase is a computer program for music production/recording. The program offers recording, producing and mixing of sounds in order to...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Logic Pro icon

    Logic Pro

    Logic Pro lets you translate musical inspiration into professional productions. A range of powerful, easy-to-use features puts...

    Commercial Mac

  • Bitwig Studio icon

    Bitwig Studio

    Bitwig Studio is a multi-platform music-creation system for production, performance and DJing, with a focus on flexible editing tools...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • Caustic icon


    Caustic is a music creation tool inspired by rack-mount synthesizers / samplers rigs. Everything is real-time and optimized for...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad Wine

  • Renoise icon


    Renoise is a contemporary digital audio workstation (DAW) based upon the heritage and development of tracker software. Its primary use...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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    Avid Pro Tools

    Professional-grade software application for recording, editing and mixing music, featuring support for numerous plugins and effects

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Soundation Studio icon

    Soundation Studio

    Soundation Studio is the free online music making application that gives everyone the opportunity to make music on the internet. With...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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    Sony ACID Pro

    ACID Pro 7 software is a DAW powerhouse that combines full multitrack recording and mixing, MIDI sequencing, and legendary ACID...

    Commercial Windows

  • Qtractor icon


    Qtractor is an Audio/MIDI multi-track sequencer application written in C++ with the Qt framework. Target platform is Linux, where the...

    Open Source Linux

  • Rosegarden icon


    Rosegarden is a well-rounded audio and MIDI sequencer, score editor, and general-purpose music composition and editing environment. ...

    Open Source Linux

  • Anvil Studio icon

    Anvil Studio

    Anvil Studio is a free Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000/98 program designed for people who want to: -- record music with MIDI and Audio...

    Free Windows

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  • MuLab icon


    MuLab is a rich and rock solid sound and music production tool for Mac OSX and Windows, designed to create, record, edit and finalize...

    Freemium Mac Windows

  • LinuxSampler icon


    LinuxSampler - free, open source pure software audio sampler with professional grade features. The LinuxSampler project was founded...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Tracktion icon


    Tracktion is a multi-platform software for music production, with a modern graphic user interface.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

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    Cakewalk SONAR

    Cakewalk SONAR is a computer program made by Cakewalk for recording, editing, mixing, mastering and outputting audio. SONAR is an...

    Commercial Windows

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    Bosca Ceoil

    Bosca Ceoil is all about looping, and designed that way at its heart. Songs are built up from lots of tiny 16 note patterns – the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Adobe AIR

  • Buzz icon


    Buzz is the first ever "easy to use" free modular software based synthesizer. What this means is that the entire system is...

    Free Windows

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    Studio One

    Artists of all levels, from beginner to seasoned professional, will find Studio One a serious alternative to the intimidating, bloated...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Looplabs

    Looplabs is a collaborative cloud based music studio that lets anyone, regardless of skills or ability, easily make professional...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Chrome OS

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    Luppp is a music creation tool, intended for live use. The focus is on real time processing and a fast, intuitive workflow. With...

    Open Source Linux

  • Ohm Studio icon

    Ohm Studio

    Ohm Studio is the first real-time collaborative digital audio workstation. Start a project, invite musicians and make music together....

    Freemium Mac Windows Steam

  • Harrison Mixbus icon

    Harrison Mixbus

    A full-featured Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) by Harrison with mixing that mimics the properties of an analogue mixer. Harrison...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • Soundtrap icon


    Its like garageband online. You can collaborate with other users and there are a more variety of loops

    Free Web / Cloud

  • G-Stomper Studio icon

    G-Stomper Studio

    G-Stomper Studio is a Music Production Tool, highly optimized for doing Electronic Live Performances in Studio Quality. It's a...

    Commercial Android Android Tablet

  • energyXT icon


    Create music now With energyXT you will be creating tracks faster than with any other music application out there. Launch energyXT...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux iPhone iPad

  • AudioMulch icon


    AudioMulch is an interactive musician's environment for PC and Mac. It is used for live electronic music performance, composition...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    Explore Blend is a community of musicians sharing and blending each other's work. Discover interesting projects and Blenders and...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • HammerHead icon


    HammerHead is a simple TR-909-like drum computer program aiming at the dance-scene. You can use it to create perfect Techno loops...

    Free Windows

Ableton Live Comments

My boyfriend is in love with this software

Positive Comment by gordita_de_lisoform
about Ableton Live Jun 2011

My boyfriend is in love with this software, he spent the whole summer playing with it :)